The Murder Of King Duncan In William Shakespeare's Macbeth

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Fife, a gorgeous coastal realm just beyond a moor on the eastern side of Scotland is where Irish noble families and Scottish peasants live under the rule of the Baron, Macduff. His name was held high for his intolerant attitude for tyranny and remarkable investigative skills. When he and the rest of Fife heard of the regicide of King Duncan, he suspected the King’s cousin, Macbeth. Soon his suspicion was shared with the peasants throughout Fife.

As the daughter of a noble, I had heard every rumor that spread through Scotland. The most recent alleged that since the tragic passing of King Duncan, Macbeth had been behaving rather suspiciously. In fact, his lady had hardly been seen at the most recent teas; an unusual occurrence for a woman …show more content…

Candles flickered on each table cloth. The flame reflected off of the polished gold tableware that had been laid out. I ran my fingers swiftly across the empty plate. I was surprised that it hadn’t left a streak. I quickly sat down gingerly bending my dress with my knees. Just as I sat, there was a (sound) signifying the new Scottish king and queen would be arriving momentarily. As we waited, plates clanked and people laughed heartily. The conversations around me were dull and superficial. a thane from a neighboring realm proclaimed "a coronation fit for a king!" relishing in the laughter that followed.

Macbeth entered followed by Lady Macbeth and several other gentlemen. Macbeth told the lords to sit in accordance with their ranks. Macbeth turns to the attendees and says, “Ourself will mingle with society and play the humble host. Our hostess keeps her state, but in best time. We will require her welcome.” He walked from table to table making a stop at man who entered late. Words were briefly exchanged and the stranger exits.

“My royal lord, you do not give the cheer. The feast is sold that is not often vouched, while ’tis a-making, 'Tis given with welcome. To feed were best at

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